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Board of elections to hold hearing Tuesday on whether elections board chairman unfairly influenced...

Write-in candidate wins one of two seats; did elections board chairman influence race by explaining how to write his name in, thereby "undermining the integrity" of the board of...

Donations pour into campaigns for Burlington municipal races

Barely two months have elapsed since the electoral sluices opened in Burlington and released a veritable flood of contenders for the city’s mayor and city council. Yet, in this...

Councilman Chip Turner announces run for mayor

Graham city councilman Chip Turner announces today his intention to run for mayor in this year’s municipal elections. Turner, first elected in 2009, won’t seek re-election to his city council...

Protesters wanted to be heard; their chants, slogans worked so well, commissioners couldn’t hear...

The members of Alamance County’s governing board are used to having their own words resonate far and wide when they convene their semimonthly meetings in Graham. But the board’s members...

Has mayor flown gay pride, Black Lives flags to rally support for open letter...

QUESTION: Has Burlington’s mayor Ian Baltutis bedecked his front porch with flags for gay pride and the “Black Lives Matter” movement because of the support that these groups have...

Sheriff’s dept. receives petitions for Johnson’s resignation following moratorium on protests

It might’ve been Graham’s mayor who issued the emergency declaration that temporarily prohibited demonstrations in Court House Square over the weekend. But the blowback from this measure has apparently...

Politicians, businessmen, Elon officials support removal of Confederate monument

A temporary ban on all protests and rallies in front of Alamance County’s Historic Court House hasn’t done much to temper the heated public debate over a Confederate monument...

City council allows second, more limited rezoning for Medline, 4-1, although neighbors speak out...

Mebane’s city council voted this week to rezone an additional 48.5 acres along the south side of West Ten Road in western Orange County for Medline to allow for...

Rejection for planning board reappointment turns into motivation for successful city council run

Ricky Hall has spent much of his life trying to find a work-around. The 60-year-old retired GIS mapping specialist grew up “on the wrong side of the railroad tracks” but...

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